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Those Ads You Hate Are Making Facebook A Lot Of Money

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Mobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook's total ad revenue in the final quarter of last year, a sign that the so...

Mark Zuckerberg Cashes In

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will sell 41.4 million shares worth about $2.3 billion to pay a tax bill, as part of an offer...

Facebook To Join S&P 500

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Standard & Poor's on Wednesday said Facebook Inc will join its S&P 500 stock index after the close of trading on December 20, cementing th...

Drones and Bookstores

Chris Kelly | Posted 02.05.2014 | Books
Chris Kelly

A bookstore is a nice thing in a neighborhood. Not just because you wouldn't mind if your daughter worked there, or your brother. It would be good for the community, too. They could help people find a book.

Facebook Just Became $15 Billion More Valuable In 30 Minutes

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's stock is soaring after the company reported a 60 percent revenue increase in the third quarter, surpassing Wall Street's e...

CASHING OUT?

AP | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has sold $91 million worth of shares in the social networking company. The sale was ...

Bankers Conclude Facebook Is A Good Investment Because They're Obsessed With It

Reuters | Ross Kerber | Posted 10.09.2013 | Technology

By Ross Kerber BOSTON (Reuters) - Nabil Elsheshai jokes about wasting time on Facebook, but his surfing has paid off. A ...

Facebook Is Finally Vindicated After Its Disastrous IPO

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 09.30.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook has found redemption in the form of a soaring stock price. On Wednesday, the share price of the world's most...

One in a Billion: Facebook Dating Tips

Joanna Popper | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Joanna Popper

Today Facebook's one billion-plus users make it a formidable yet more discreet dating site. If you're only looking for one in a billion, chances are he or she are on Facebook.

Facebook CEO Sold Stock Options For $2.3 Billion

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaped a gain of nearly $2.3 billion last year when he exercised 60 million stock options just befo...

Social Media Marketing Lessons From the Controversial and Failed Facebook IPO

Jayson DeMers | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

Facebook's failed IPO started a storm of arguments against social media marketing and ROI capabilities. Social media does work -- just not the way traditional media does.

The Huge $$$ Potential Of Facebook Search

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's new search tool has strong potential to generate revenue for the social networking company but it is unlikely to challenge ...

Facebook Is Unveiling A Mystery Product On Tuesday

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

Facebook Inc's stock opened on Monday above $32 for the first time since July as anticipation about upcoming products and financial results underscore...

What Does Facebook Want To Tell Us?

AP | Posted 01.09.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Shares of Facebook are pushing above $30 for the first time since July after it sent out invitations to "come and see what we're building"...

Facebook Stock Jumps, Easing Fears Of Mass Sell-Off

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc jumped 10 percent in early trading on Wednesday, even as the bigge...

Sheryl Sandberg Finally Starts Selling Facebook Stock

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 01.02.2013 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and two other executives at the soci...

Facebook Stock: New Strong Sell Signals

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 12.31.2012 | Technology
Janet Tavakoli

As soon as their shares were unlocked, Facebook's officers got them ready for sale in the open market. When insiders sell stock, that's usually a strong sell signal for everyone else.

Hurricane Puts A Dent In Facebookers' Plans To Make A Fortune

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 12.29.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's Silicon Valley headquarters are far away from the eye of Hurricane Sandy, ...

Finally! Some Good News For Facebook Stock

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 12.24.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's stock gained the most in a single day Wednesday since it began trading in May, a sign that the social media company's com...

Facebook's Plummeting Stock Price (Update)

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 12.15.2012 | Technology
Janet Tavakoli

Facebook appeared unprepared to launch, and its IPO was wildly overvalued. The question investors should ask themselves now is whether they should bail out, as many insiders and early investors did, when Facebook first went public, because there's a larger wave of potential selling before year-end.

Famous Mentalist Claims Mark Zuckerberg's Time As Facebook CEO Is Limited

The Hufffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.28.2012 | Technology

More bad news for Facebook CEO and general wunderkind Mark Zuckerberg: The Amazing Kreskin, arguably the country's most famous self-proclaimed mentali...

Magazine Slams Facebook

AP | Posted 11.24.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook Inc.'s stock took a hit Monday after an article in the financial magazine Barron's said it is "still too pricey" despite a ...

You Are Not Alone... Mark Zuckerberg

Chris O'Connor | Posted 11.21.2012 | Small Business
Chris O'Connor

One of the best feelings must be your stock price improving after you open your mouth and that's exactly what happened to Facebook and Mark this week. Cries for "more Mark" can't feel bad.

Permission Marketing: Facebook's Cash Cow and a Marketer's Dream

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Andrew Cherwenka

We're on Facebook to connect with friends, not brands, and advertising is an uninvited interruption. Enter permission marketing, the vehicle to build profitable consumer-brand connections and get the FB stock back in black. Here's how it works.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Stock Has 'Obviously Been Disappointing'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hasn't enjoyed seeing his company's stock get pummeled on Wall Street this summer, but he is relis...